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Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh's nomination 'with everything I have'

Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh's nomination 'with everything I have'

Donald Trump's nomination came from a short list of federal appeals court judges, who all staunch conservative credentials.

"Throughout legal circles, he is considered a judge's judge, a true thought leader among his peers", Trump said of Kavanaugh. He added: "There is no one in America more qualified for this position, and no one more deserving".

"If confirmed to the D.C. circuit, I would follow Roe v. Wade faithfully and fully", Kavanaugh said.

Alliance for Justice pointed to the Minnesota Law Review article he wrote in 2009 in which he argued that criminal investigations against the president should be deferred while they are in office. Just as I described another name on the final list, Judge Raymond Kethledge, as "Gorsuch 2.0", I think it is accurate to describe Judge Kavanaugh as "Roberts 2.0".

Taking the podium, Kavanaugh thanked the president and noted Justice Kennedy's years of distinguished service, whose shoes he would have to fill.

Kavanaugh, age 53, like all of his prospective Supreme colleagues, is a product of the Ivy League. Trump signed Kavanaugh's nomination papers Monday evening in the White House residence.

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The New York Times reports she says she would like to see the scope of abortion rights changed. But his supporters have cited his experience and wide range of legal opinions.

Schumer has been under fire from his base who want Democrats-who infamously caved on DACA and the government shutdown fight-to stand strong against the president's nominee.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said opponents were using "40-year-old scare tactics" over abortion and other issues but they "will not stop us from doing the right thing".

Some Republican senators had favored other options.

It can seem as if Kavanaugh has been getting ready for this moment for some time.

Democrats and liberal advocacy groups quickly lined up in opposition.

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On the appeals court, he's voted to strike down environmental regulations and said he would have overturned internet regulations issued while Barack Obama was president.

Trump is scheduled to announce a nominee at 9 p.m. Monday. Democrats occupy 49 seats. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp North Dakota. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told NPR's Morning Edition.

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee that holds hearings on Supreme Court nominees, told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" that Trump has "outsourced" his decision to the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation.

Democrats have turned their attention to pressuring two Republicans, Sens. McConnell, who called Kavanaugh a "superb choice", hasn't explicitly said whether his goal is to complete a confirmation before the November midterm elections. Both legislators support abortion rights. If confirmed, Kavanaugh is likely to be a reliable conservative vote who could weaken or imperil abortion rights, beef up support on the court for capital punishment and clamp down on the power of regulatory agencies.

Kennedy had voted to preserve the core principles of the high court's 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade. Kennedy provided a decisive vote in 2015 on an important fair housing case. He is also former law clerk to Kennedy, as is Kethledge. On the bright side, Kavanaugh worked for Ken Starr during his probe of President Bill Clinton, and is credited by pundits with some of the most salacious questions to that POTUS.

In 2000, Kavanaugh helped the Bush campaign cinch the Presidency by working on behalf of Bush in the Florida recount. He financed his law degree at the Georgetown University Law Center by driving a taxi. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an appellate judge from Maryland who has ruled against Obamacare and abortion rights in the past. That decision was reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court this year in a landmark ruling.

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It's worth considering, especially knowing that it was Parker's comments that upset Leonard the most. In his final season with the Spurs, Parker played 55 games averaged 7.7 points and 3.5 assists.

Kavanaugh is Trump's second high court pick after Justice Neil Gorsuch.


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